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Dance First Member Insight from Temple Body Arts founder Sofiah Thom!

2021-03-08T23:33:26-05:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Sofiah Thom, Creator and CEO of the Temple Body Arts™ School for Embodied Feminine Leadership! Dear Conscious Dancer Tribe, As we celebrate International Women's Day and Women's History Month, let us honor how far we have come - and celebrate the history we are creating right now! [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Banafsheh, creator of Dance of Oneness

2021-03-02T04:17:50-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Banafsheh, creator of Dance of Oneness! Dear dancers, Despite all the tragedies and losses, the pandemic has simultaneously brought a new level of expansiveness and intimacy with self and others. It has also given us a new appreciation for the power of dance. Our dancing communities [...]

Dance First Member Insight from Vashti Blacker & Critical Mass Dance Company

2021-03-01T11:08:04-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Vashti Blacker, a member of the Dance from the Heart community & Critical Mass Dance Company! Dear dancers, Unprecedented has been a word often used to describe 2020 and the impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic - both individually and collectively. Life over zoom and digital connection has [...]

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Dance First Member Insight from Toni Bergins & JourneyDance

2021-02-16T08:41:43-05:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Insight is from Toni Bergins, creator of JourneyDance! Dear Dancers, Feel the feelings. Find the gifts. Find the blessings….hmmmm. You may have heard this phrase and found it painful. Many of us have been tested and faced losses great and small. We have been challenged to become flexible, resilient, and certainly [...]

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Dance First Member Insight from Breema Center Founder and Director Jon Schreiber

2021-02-09T03:53:33-05:00February 9th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Jon Schreiber, Director of The Breema Center! Dear Dancers, We live on the planet of rhythm, in a rhythmic universe. From the Megalocosmos, to Nature, to our body, all the way to the physiologic systems that sustain our life, even down to the movement of our atoms and their electrons and [...]

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Dance First Member Insight from 5Rhythms leader Lucia Horan

2021-02-03T00:20:46-05:00February 3rd, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Lucia Horan, 5Rhythms leading light and First Family member! Dear Dancers, My name is Lucia Horan. I am a movement artist. My medium is emptiness. I work with dancers and movers to teach insight meditation and Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms® dance. Dancing with adversity, challenge, and change has pushed many of us to our edge. [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Jennifer Joy Jimenez & TranscenDance

2021-01-26T04:34:32-05:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Jennifer Joy Jimenez creator of TranscenDance! Dear Dancers One of my favorite quotes is from Gabriel Roth's book "Maps to Ecstasy": "So the body is where the dancing path to wholeness must begin. So many of us are not in our bodies, really at home and vibrantly present there. Nor are [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Maneesha McClure & Dance Alchemy!

2021-01-19T07:07:02-05:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Maneesha McClure, creator of Dance Alchemy! Hi, Lovers of Dancing!  I am new here and am happy to be part of the Dance First community! As the proud creator of Dance Alchemy, I've seen firsthand how dance and movement can impact a person's overall well-being. Dance Alchemy focuses on how dancing can transform - [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Sofiah Thom!

2021-01-12T07:33:26-05:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Sofiah Thom, creator of the Temple Body Arts™ School for Embodied Feminine Leadership. Dear Conscious Dancer tribe, 2020 left so many of us feeling powerless... We watched as the old systems and structures began to crumble and fall. If there is anything that navigating the pandemic and 2020 has taught us, [...]

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Dance First Member Insight: Megha Nancy Buttenheim, Founding Director and CJO (Chief JOY Officer) of Let Your Yoga Dance!

2021-01-05T04:14:27-05:00January 5th, 2021|Categories: Member Spotlight|

This week's Dance First Member Spotlight is from Megha Nancy Buttenheim, Founding Director and CJO (Chief JOY Officer) of Let Your Yoga Dance® Dear Dancers, Happy 2021! Despite the sorrow and tragedy 2020 brought to humankind, I have also experienced much Grace and have experienced deep learning. The place of my primary employment for 35 years, Kripalu, closed on March [...]

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